• Reds, Cubs pause to remember 9/11

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 11, 2013
    The Reds certainly wanted to win either of the first two games of their series with the Cubs. Along with the rest of Major League Baseball, the Reds and Cubs paused on Wednesday to remember the 12th anniversary of the Sept. By taking a 6-0 victory over the Cubs, the Reds met this essential requirement for the completion of a 7-3 homestand. Coming off scoring only one run in the first two games, the Reds' lineup took its first lead of the series with small ball against Jeff Samardzija in the second inning. By the time Hannahan went deep, Reds starter Mike Leake was already out of the game after making 107 pitches over 5 2/3 scoreless innings during a hot, muggy afternoon to get his career-high 13th victory. As Cincinnati held its second police and fire appreciation day of the season, a steel beam from the World Trade Center was on display in the fan zone, courtesy of the Cincinnati Fire Museum, and more than 20 soldiers from the 10th Battalion of the Army Reserve Careers Division were on the field to reenlist in the service.
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  • Reds secure must-win finale against Cubs

    The Reds certainly wanted to win either of the first two games of their series with the Cubs. Because they didn't, showing little offense in the process, Wednesday's series finale was a lot less about wanting a win than needing one. By taking a 6-0 vict…
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